Costa Diadema Cruise Ship, Italy
Costa Diadema (also known as Costa Tiara) is a new cruise ship being built by Fincantieri at its Marghera shipyard in Venice. The construction of the vessel commenced in 2012. The new cruise ship is slated for delivery to its owner Costa Cruises in October 2014. It is the tenth ship to be delivered by Fincantieri to Costa Cruises.
Costa Diadema will be the largest cruise ship to fly the Italian flag. The vessel will sail on its maiden voyage in November 2014 from Venice to Savona. Its itineraries will include Rome, Florence, Barcelona, Palma, Majorca, Civitavecchia and La Spezia. The estimated cost of building the vessel is €550m ($734.5m).